Shop & Establishment Act

Title: Shop & Establishment Act Compliance Services | Mirrormira

Description: Ensure Shop & Establishment Act compliance with Mirrormira’s expert services. We offer registration, compliance, and consulting services for businesses in Chennai, Madurai, and Puducherry.

Purpose & Object

Shop and Establishment Acts, enacted by states, serve as crucial regulations that govern the working conditions and establish statutory obligations for employers and rights for employees in the unorganized sector of employment. This sector encompasses shops, commercial establishments, residential hotels, restaurants, theatres, and various other establishments within their respective jurisdictions.


The Shop & Establishment Act applies to all individuals employed in an establishment, whether with or without wages, excluding members of the employer’s family.

Salient Features

The Shop & Establishment Act includes several significant provisions:

  • Compulsory registration of shops and establishments.
  • Requirements for communicating the closure of shops and establishments.
  • Specifications for daily and weekly hours of work, rest intervals, opening and closing hours, closed days, national and religious holidays, and overtime work.
  • Mandates for maintaining statutory registers, records, and displaying notices.
  • Defines obligations for both employers and employees.

Services We Offer

As Labor Law Consultants, Mirrormira provides a comprehensive range of services to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Shops & Establishments Acts.

Our Services Include:

  • Registration of Shops and Establishments under the Act.
  • Providing day-to-day consultancy on matters pertaining to the Act.
  • Assistance in obtaining Duplicate Registration Certificates in case of loss or mutilation of the Original Registration Certificate.
  • Handling the intimation of changes in the details of Shops and Establishments/Occupier to the concerned authorities under the Act.
  • Assisting establishments in compliance with various provisions of the Act related to working hours, rest hours, employment of women, weekly holidays, payment of wages, deductions from wages, leave, employment letters, and opening and closing hours of shops and establishments.
  • Assisting establishments in compliance with various provisions of the Act related to displaying notices and disclosures.
  • Preparation and maintenance of various registers, including the Register of Fines, Register of Deductions, Register of Employment, and Register of Wages, as prescribed under the Act.
  • Representing shops and establishments before the Inspector.
  • Providing assistance to establishments during inspections conducted by the Inspector.
  • Offering timely updates and proper guidelines in case of any changes in the Act or Rules.

Mirrormira is dedicated to assisting establishments in navigating the complexities of the Shop & Establishment Act, ensuring full compliance, and facilitating smooth operations.